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Isaiah Johnson

 
Bio:
ISAIAH JOHNSON has appeared on and off Broadway, working with Al Pacino and Daniel Sullivan in The Merchant of Venice, Kevin Spacey and Sam Mendes in Richard III, Kelli O'Hara and Michael Greif in Far From Heaven, Roger Rees and Alex Timbers in Peter and the Starcatcher, Lin-Manuel Miranda and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
ISAIAH JOHNSON has appeared on and off Broadway, working with Al Pacino and Daniel Sullivan in The Merchant of Venice, Kevin Spacey and Sam Mendes in Richard III, Kelli O'Hara and Michael Greif in Far From Heaven, Roger Rees and Alex Timbers in Peter and the Starcatcher, Lin-Manuel Miranda and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
Third National Tour, 2019
George Washington
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2017
George Washington
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2015
Mister
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theatre Production, 2014
Performer
  [New York]
City Center Encores Concert, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2010
Prince of Morocco

Photos

Isaiah Johnson Photo

Isaiah Johnson

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Date:
12/03/2021
John Znidarsic, Will Hack, Jakob Reinhardt, Ben Caplan, Carla Fortmann, Isaiah Johnso Photo

John Znidarsic, Will Hack, Jakob Reinhardt, Ben Caplan, Carla Fortmann, Isaiah Johnson, Nathan Bishop and Scott Still

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01/31/2020
Isaiah Johnson and Liz Callaway Photo

Isaiah Johnson and Liz Callaway

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Date:
05/17/2019
Isaiah Johnson, Mike Levin, Jamie Boatner, Scarlett Cassing Photo

Isaiah Johnson, Mike Levin, Jamie Boatner, Scarlett Cassing

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02/22/2019
Michael Luwoye and Isaiah Johnson Photo

Michael Luwoye and Isaiah Johnson

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03/23/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
Third National Tour, 2019
George Washington

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2017
George Washington

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2015
Mister

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theatre Production, 2014
Performer

  [New York]
City Center Encores Concert, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2010
Prince of Morocco

Isaiah Johnson Biography

ISAIAH JOHNSON has appeared on and off Broadway, working with Al Pacino and Daniel Sullivan in The Merchant of Venice, Kevin Spacey and Sam Mendes in Richard III, Kelli O'Hara and Michael Greif in Far From Heaven, Roger Rees and Alex Timbers in Peter and the Starcatcher, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail in Hamilton (lab production), and on various projects with Norm Lewis, Bill Condon and Randy Newman. He has also been a guest star on CBS' "Person of Interest" and the Cinemax series "The Knick." Isaiah received a BFA from Howard University and an MFA from NYU's Tisch Grad Acting.




Isaiah Johnson News

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A STRANGE LOOP; HADESTOWN; MR. SATURDAY NIGHT; MRS. DOUBTFIRE; THE BOOK OF MORMON;  GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY and ROMEO & BERNADETTE on Monday, June 20th at 7 PM.   

Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERF Photo Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ to be held on Monday, June 20th ¬†at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  to Return to The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to Return to The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue¬†his¬†ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†to be held on¬†Monday, April 18th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

Updated Cast Announced for Staged Reading of Aimé Césaire's  A TEMPEST (UNE TEMPÊT Photo Updated Cast Announced for Staged Reading of Aimé Césaire's A TEMPEST (UNE TEMPÊTE)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022

A Tempest (Une Tempête) will take place LIVE in person on Monday February 28th at 7:30pm at FIAF Florence Gould Hall (55 East 59th Street) with simultaneous Livestream broadcast. Video-on-Demand will be available through Sunday March 6th until 11:59 PM EST.

Red Bull Theater to Present Staged Reading of Aimé Césaire's A TEMPEST (UNE TEMPÊT Photo Red Bull Theater to Present Staged Reading of Aimé Césaire's A TEMPEST (UNE TEMPÊTE)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2022

Red Bull Theater today announced a special event staged reading of celebrated poet and activist Aimé Césaire’s A Tempest (Une Tempête), a striking adaptation of Shakespeare's celebrated Jacobean play through a post-colonial lens, translated from the French by Philip Crispin.

Photos: SLAVE PLAY Celebrates Re-Opening Night on Broadway Photo Photos: SLAVE PLAY Celebrates Re-Opening Night on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 3, 2021

Slave Play, the ground-breaking work by Tony Award nominee Jeremy O. Harris under the direction of Tony Award nominee Robert O'Hara, re-opened just last night at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway and we'll take you there.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 1, 2021

¬†Stephen DeAngelis¬†continues his¬†ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†At This Performance‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†to be held on¬†Monday,¬†December 13th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Un Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Stephen DeAngelis is resuming¬†his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†to be held on¬†Monday, September 27th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

Harlem Stage Announces Return to Live Performances With 2021 Season Photo Harlem Stage Announces Return to Live Performances With 2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021

Harlem Stage today announced the return of its fall 2021 season. Featured artists in Harlem Stage’s 2021 fall season include choreographer/dancer Drew Dollaz (a Harlem Stage WaterWorks Emerging Artist); jazz prodigy and pianist/organist Matthew Whitaker; and more.

HANDS UP: 7 PLAYWRIGHTS, 7 TESTAMENTS Radio Play to be Presented by National Black Th Photo HANDS UP: 7 PLAYWRIGHTS, 7 TESTAMENTS Radio Play to be Presented by National Black Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021

This August, the historic National Black Theatre will premiere a powerful production that was first introduced in 2015 following a series of state violence that plagued America, as a radio play. HANDS UP: 7 PLAYWRIGHTS, 7 TESTAMENTS  will have its radio play American premiere directed by Jonathan McCrory, NBT’s Executive Artistic Director.

Isaiah Johnson Videos

VIDEO: OWN Releases Trailer for DAVID MAKES MAN, Premiering August 14 VideoVIDEO: OWN Releases Trailer for DAVID MAKES MAN, Premiering August 14
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2019

¬†OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that its anticipated new drama series¬†‚ÄúDavid Makes Man‚Ä̬†from Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (‚ÄúMoonlight‚ÄĚ) and Warner Horizon Scripted Television will premiere on¬†Wednesday, August 14 at 10 p.m. ETPT¬†following the network's critically acclaimed drama ‚ÄúQueen Sugar‚ÄĚ (Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ETPT).¬†¬†The series premiere will be presented by Lexus with limited commercial interruption.

Video: Meet the Newly Announced Cast of First National Tour of HAMILTON VideoVideo: Meet the Newly Announced Cast of First National Tour of HAMILTON
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2018

Producer Jeffrey Seller is proud to announce that AUSTIN SCOTT and NICHOLAS CHRISTOPHER will join the First National Tour of HAMILTON as Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively. Mr. Scott's credits include the Off-Broadway cast of One Day. Mr. Christopher is currently playing John in the Broadway revival of Miss Saigon and played George Washington in HAMILTON on Broadway.

VIDEO: Lucky ELLEN Fan Goes Behind-the-Scenes with Cast of HAMILTON LA VideoVIDEO: Lucky ELLEN Fan Goes Behind-the-Scenes with Cast of HAMILTON LA
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 1, 2017

On today's ELLEN, host Ellen DeGeneres didn't throw away her shot at sending her favorite presidential expert Macey Hensley to HAMILTON during its run at Hollywood's Pantages Theater.

VIDEO: HAMILTON National Tour Cast Performs National Anthem at NBA Finals
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 13, 2017

Cast members from the national tour of HAMILTON performed the National Anthem prior to last night's Game 5 of the NBA Finals, which featured the Cleveland Cavaliers versus the Golden State Warriors.

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo & Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Perform on TONY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 12, 2016

Cynthia Erivo and the cast of THE COLOR PURPLE knocked it out of the park on the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below!

VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Talks THE COLOR PURPLE: 'Every Moment is Exciting for Me'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 24, 2016

Danielle Brooks stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT and explained how her Broadway musical inspired her to pursue acting.

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle Brooks Talks Performing In Front of Oprah Winfrey
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 28, 2016

Danielle Brooks (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK) stopped by last night's THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT to talk about performing in the hit Broadway show THE COLOR PURPLE in front of Oprah Winfrey

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson & More in THE COLOR PURPLE on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 9, 2015

A first look at the new Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE, now in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W 45th Street), has just been released. Check out highlights of the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Perform 'Push Da Button' on 'Colbert'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 8, 2015

On last night's LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, Jennifer Hudson and the cast of Broadway's THE COLOR PURPLE performed the number 'Push Da Button'.

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo Perform Title Song on GMA
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 24, 2015

On this morning's GMA, THE COLOR PURPLE's Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Erivo took to the stage with a powerful performance of the title song. Later, the actors discuss the stage adaptation of the classsic novel.


Isaiah Johnson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Isaiah Johnson been in?
Isaiah Johnson has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Isaiah Johnson been in?
Isaiah Johnson has not appeared in the West End